Thornton Heath stabbing: Man, 22, fighting for life after being knifed in broad daylight in south London

A young man is fighting for life after being stabbed in broad daylight on a quiet road in south London.

Emergency services rushed to Sandfield Road, not far from Thornton Heath station, shortly after 3.30pm on Friday.

Police officers attended along with paramedics from the London Ambulance Service. London’s Air Ambulance also landed nearby.

A 22-year-old man was found at the scene with stab injuries, Scotland Yard said.

He was taken to a south London hospital where he remains in a life-threatening condition. No arrests have been made.

Man shot in the leg staggers into east London station crying for help

The incident came after a 23-year-old man staggered into train station crying for help after being shot in the leg in east London.

The victim was shot as he made his way along the street in Walthamstow on Friday afternoon. 

Police and paramedics raced to St James Street London Overground station at about 1.45pm. 

The man was taken to hospital where his injuries were deemed not life-threatening or life-changing.

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